Throw Up 20.18 – Welcome to the Blog! – Highland Print Studio

Eyes left in the Bught stand at the 110th Camanachd Cup Final, 30 Sep 2017. It was an exciting game, with Newtonmore beating Lovat 3-2 to retain the title. Photo: John McNaught

Welcome to our Throw Up 20.18 blog. Look out for regular updates on this visual arts shinty project led by Highland Print Studio.

The project is funded by Highland Culture Strategic Board’s ‘Highland Culture: Take Pride, Take Part’ programme.

We have commissioned four artists to work with four Highland shinty clubs during the 2017-18 seasons, to produce artwork which will be displayed initially at the Camanachd Cup Final in 2018. They are:

See the About page of this blog to find out more about the project; and the Artists and Clubs page to read more about the four artists, and quotes from the clubs involved.

Highland Print Studio is delighted to have appointed four artists of this calibre to Throw Up 20.18, who will now link with the shinty community to create visual art that pays tribute to the Highlands’ iconic sport. We look forward to working with the artists, the shinty clubs, their communities and the Camanachd Assocation, and are excited to see how the collaboration develops.”    Alison McMenemy (Director, Highland Print Studio)

Who let artists Deirdre Nelson and Roddy Buchanan get their hands on the Camanachd Cup?

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